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“This place would be a homerun in Chicago”
Review of Abbocato

Abbocato
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $55
Cuisines: Asian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: To define Abbocato is to talk about a family that will welcome new friends in our home to create an unforgettable experience and to give an elegant and professional service in a distinguished environment with the best view of "Golfo Papagayo".Our goal is to convey a sense of satisfaction on the client through an eno-gastronomic journey of high level, with luxurious and cozy surroundings with large windows and a wonderful terrace where you must enjoy the most beautiful sunsets in the Pacific Ocean.The style of cuisine that Restaurante Aboocato offers can be defined as "author". If you have any questions or would like more information, do not hesitate and contact us!
Chicago, Illinois
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“This place would be a homerun in Chicago”
Reviewed April 2, 2012

A fixed price 4 course menu. Your choice fish or meat. You will not leave hungry. We have been dinning at Abbocato at least three times every winter when we come down to Costa Rica and the meals get better every year.

  • Visited March 2012
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Playa Hermosa/Maryland
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3 reviews
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“A fantastic experience and the best food”
Reviewed March 29, 2012

It is important to make a reservation for dinner as they are often booked. Dinner is a selection of two pre-set menus (but regulars know you can mix the selections from the two menus). The food is excellent and more sophisticated than most places in Costa Rica. The restaurant is owned by a lovely couple, Andrea and Paula and they are the perfect host and hostess. Andrea is the chef. They were both Four Seasons trained. Have never had a meal that is anything less than superb

  • Visited February 2012
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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Level 4 Contributor
12 reviews
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“Excellent food and great service”
Reviewed March 29, 2012

We loved Abbocato Restaurant. the chef is fabulous. His wife is wonderful. The food is fantastic. Highly recommend this restaurant!

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank garylind
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Delaware River Region, New Jersey
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“A great find with consistent excellence.”
Reviewed March 23, 2012

Friends told us about Abbocato last year and we immediately visited the country restaurant a number of times. We were charmed by the Chef Andrea Florentin and his lovely wife Paola and their diligence in providing the best food available and always to specifications. Andrea is extremely creative and loves to share his latest delicacies. My husband had a delightful dish with black (squid ink) ravioli stuffed with a shrimp and fish. Excellent! I had an incredible appetizer (turned into a main course) with the best polenta I have ever had, placed around the side of a clams with a delicate tomato sauce. We are big salad eaters and it is always fun to see how he is going to design the salad, an art with Andrea.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank chhillinn
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Los Angeles, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Pleasant Surprise”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

My Daughter and I wanted to find a special restaurant for our last night in Costa Rica. We went to Trip Advisor and sure enough Abbocato was rate number one. Seeing Trip Advisor has never disappointed me, we went there and were glad we did. It was a magical Evening in a Magical Setting. We were graciously met by the Server and Seated in a nice table that made us feel right at Home. The food was exquisite not to mention the Deserts and Wine. This will always remain a Jewel in my Treasure Chest of Great Memories I brought home for Costa Rica!

  • Visited January 2012
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